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bravo Explained

bravo at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['brɔvəu]

bravo at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

as a cheer, "well done!," 1761, from It., lit. "brave" (see brave). Earlier it was used as a noun meaning "desperado, hired killer" (1597). Superlative form is bravissimo. /// "It is held by some philologists that as "Bravo!" is an exclamation its form should not change, but remain bravo under all circumstances. Nevertheless "bravo" is usually applied to a male, "brava" to a female artist, and "bravi" to two or more." [Elson's Music Dictionary, 1905] ///

bravo at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

interjection [Date: 1700-1800; Language: French; Origin: Italian, from bravo (adjective); BRAVE1]// used to show your approval when someone, especially a performer, has done something very well// --Bravo! Encore!//

bravo at German => English Of Explained:

bravos

bravo at German => English Of Explained:

bravos

bravo at Croatian => English Of Explained:


bravo

Bravo at German => English Of Explained:

Bravo [braːvoː]nsn
bravos

bravo at Portuguese => English Of Explained:

nager
administ

bravo at Spanish => English Of Explained:

brave, courageous, valiant(kuraĝa)

bravo at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

exclamation
(becoming old-fashioned) people say Bravo! at the end of sth they have enjoyed, such as a play at the theatre

Bravo at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Bravo \Bra"vo\, n.; pl. {Bravoes}. [I. See {Brave}, a.]
A daring villain; a bandit; one who sets law at defiance; a
professional assassin or murderer.

Safe from detection, seize the unwary prey. And stab,
like bravoes, all who come this way. --Churchill.

Bravo \Bra"vo\, interj. [It. See {Brave}.]
Well done! excellent! an exclamation expressive of applause.

bravo at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

bravo
n 1: a murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political
figure) who kills by a treacherous surprise attack and
often is hired to do the deed; "his assassins were
hunted down like animals"; "assassinators of kings and
emperors" [syn: {assassin}, {assassinator}]
2: a cry of approval as from an audience at the end of great
performance
v : applaud with shouts of `bravo' or `brava'
[also: {bravoes} (pl)]

bravo at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » Bravo

English

Inter: wikipedia » dab=bravo

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » it Inter: term » bravo|lang=it.

Pronunciation

* Inter: rhymes » ɑːvəʊ, Inter: rhymes » əʊ

Noun

Inter: en-noun » s|pl2=bravoes
  • The letter B in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
    1. A hired thug; an assassin.
    2. Inter: quote-book » year=1753|author=Theophilus Cibber|title=The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland (1753)|chapter=|edition=|url=http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/10622


    |passage=As for Rochester, he had not genius enough to enter the lists with Dryden, so he fell upon another method of revenge; and meanly hired bravoes to assault him.
  • Inter: quote-book » year=1911|author=H. Rider Haggard|title=Red Eve|chapter=|edition=|url=http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/3094

  • |passage="Why should I fight the King of England's bravoes?" inquired Acour in a languid voice of those who stood about him, a question at which they laughed.
    1. A shout of "bravo!"
    2. Inter: quote-book » year=1907|author=Kate Dickinson Sweetser|title=Boys and girls from Thackeray|chapter=|edition=|url=http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/10111


    |passage=There was a roar of bravoes rang through the house; Pen bellowing with the loudest.

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » the letter "B"
    • Estonian: Inter: t- » et|Berta
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|Bertta
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|Berthe
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Berta
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|Bologna


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|bravo
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|Борис|tr=Borís
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|Barcelona
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|Bertil

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Interjection

    Inter: en-interj » head=bravo!
  • Used to express appreciation, especially to a performer.

    Usage notes

    Sometimes the - non anglicized - Italian female form brava is used for a woman, and the Italian plural forms brave (feminine) and bravi (masculine or mixed).

    Related terms

    * bravissimo

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » interjection
    • Georgian: Inter: t+ » ka|ყოჩაღ|tr=qoč'aḡ|sc=Geor
    • Hindi: Inter: t- » hi|शाबाश|tr=śābāś
    • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|あっぱれ|tr=appare


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|bravo
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|браво|tr=brávo
  • Swedish: Inter: t- » sv|bravo

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » ckb: Inter: ku-Arab » ئافه‌رین, Inter: ku-Arab » ئافه‌ریم


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Verb

    Inter: en-ver » b
  • To cheer or applaud, especially by saying bravo!
    1. Inter: quote-book » year=1910|author=May Agnes Fleming|title=The Baronet's Bride|chapter=|edition=|url=http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/15317


    |passage="And my Sunbeam was bravoed, and encored, and crowned with flowers, was she not?"
  • Inter: quote-book » year=1899|author=Richard Le Gallienne|title=Young Lives|chapter=|edition=|url=http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/10922

  • |passage=Together they had bravoed the great tragedians, and together hopelessly worshipped the beautiful faces, enskied and sainted, of famous actresses.

    French

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » it|fr Inter: term » bravo|lang=it, a fusion of Inter: etyl » la|fr Inter: term » pravus|prāvus|lang=la and Inter: term » barbarus|lang=la.

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: audio » Fr-bravo.ogg|Audio

    Interjection

    Inter: fr-int » j
  • bravo!, hear, hear!, well said!, well done!

    Noun

    Inter: fr-noun » m

  • Inter: plural » lang=fr applause, cheers
    1. swordsman

      Synonyms

      * (2) Inter: l » fr|spadassin

      Related terms

      * Inter: l » fr|bravache

  • Inter: l » fr|bravade
  • Inter: l » fr|brave
  • Inter: l » fr|bravement
  • Inter: l » fr|braver
  • Inter: l » fr|bravoure

  • Italian

    Etymology

    From a fusion of Inter: etyl » la|it Inter: term » pravus|prāvus|lang=la and Inter: term » barbarus|lang=la. French and English brave derived from it. Also possibly from a root *bravus < Inter: term » bravium|lang=la.

    Adjective

    Inter: it-adj » brav (superlative bravissimo)
  • (used before the noun) good, well-behaved
    1. good, skilful, capable, clever, fine
    2. good, obedient

      Interjection

      Inter: head » it|interjection|head=bravo! {{m}} ({{f}} brava!, Inter: m » p bravi!, Inter: f » p brave!)


  • (in general use) well done!, good show!
  • (at the theatre, etc) bravo!

    Related terms

    * Inter: l » it|bravaccio
  • Inter: l » it|bravamente
  • Inter: l » it|bravare
  • Inter: l » it|bravata
  • Inter: l » it|bravazzo
  • Inter: l » it|braveria
  • Inter: l » it|bravino
  • Inter: l » it|bravura

  • Portuguese

    Etymology

    From a fusion of Inter: etyl » la|pt Inter: term » pravus|prāvus|lang=la and Inter: term » barbarus|lang=la.

    Adjective

    Inter: pt-adj » brav|o
  • angry, furious
    1. bold, courageous

      Inflection

      Inter: pt-adj infl » brav|o

      Interjection

      Inter: pt-interj » !


  • (in general use) well done!, good show!
  • (at the theatre, etc) bravo!

    Related terms

    * Inter: l » pt|bravura
  • Inter: l » pt|embravecer

  • Spanish

    Etymology

    Fusion of Inter: etyl » la|es Inter: term » pravus|prāvus|lang=la and Inter: term » barbarus|lang=la.

    Adjective

    Inter: es-adj » f=brava
  • angry, furious
    1. bold, courageous
    2. good, excellent
    3. agitated Inter: gloss » sea

      Synonyms

      * (courageous): Inter: l » es|valiente

  • (furious): Inter: l » es|fiero, Inter: l » es|salvaje (animal)
  • (angry): Inter: l » es|enojado, Inter: l » es|enfadado

    Interjection

    Inter: es-interj » pos=¡bravo!

  • Inter: context » in general use|lang=es well done!, good show!
    1. Inter: context » at the theatre, etc|lang=es bravo!

      Related terms

      * Inter: l » es|bravura

  • Inter: l » es|embravecer

  • Translation: de » bravo
    Translation: et » bravo
    Translation: el » bravo
    Translation: es » bravo
    Translation: eo » bravo
    Translation: fa » bravo
    Translation: fr » bravo
    Translation: ko » bravo
    Translation: io » bravo
    Translation: it » bravo
    Translation: ku » bravo
    Translation: ky » bravo
    Translation: lt » bravo
    Translation: hu » bravo
    Translation: mg » bravo
    Translation: ml » bravo
    Translation: my » bravo
    Translation: fj » bravo
    Translation: nl » bravo
    Translation: no » bravo
    Translation: uz » bravo
    Translation: pl » bravo
    Translation: pt » bravo
    Translation: ru » bravo
    Translation: sq » bravo
    Translation: fi » bravo
    Translation: ta » bravo
    Translation: te » bravo
    Translation: th » bravo
    Translation: tr » bravo
    Translation: vi » bravo
    Translation: zh » bravo

    Bravo at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » bravo

    Translingual

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » ˈbrɑːvo|lang=mul

    Symbol

    Inter: head » mul|symbol
  • The letter B in the ICAO spelling alphabet.

  • Category: Category:ICAO spelling alphabet -
    Translation: es » Bravo
    Translation: io » Bravo
    Translation: ru » Bravo
    Translation: zh » Bravo

    bravó at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » bravo

    Icelandic

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » /ˈpraː(ˌ)vouː/|lang=is

    Interjection

    Inter: head » is|interjection
  • bravo